Mint Julep Creations Video Episode from the Four Roses Julep Contest 2010

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BourbonBlog.com’s 2010 Four Roses Julep Contest Video episode. Watch the Kentucky Derby Mint Julep created with Four Roses Bourbon by ten Louisville bartenders and mixologists, including the winning recipes featured below. × RECIPE LINKS: 1st Place Winner-  Cherry Blossom Julep Recipe by Rory McCollister of Varanese 2nd Place – The Perfect Finish Recipe by Aaron Price,… Read more »

Four Roses Julep Contest Winners and Recipes for 2010

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BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer was a judge in the recent Four Roses Julep Contest which is held annually in weeks prior to the Kentucky Derby. Varanese’s Rory McCollister won 1st with his Cherry Blossom Julep  (recipe below and photo above), making it Rory’s second year in a row to win and the third time Varanese has… Read more »

Baker’s Bourbon Maple Mint Julep

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Baker’s Maple Mint Julep Recipe 2 oz. Baker’s Bourbon 1/2 oz. Maple Syrup 1/2 oz. Mint infused Simple Syrup Powder Sugar Crushed Ice 4 Mint Sprigs Dissolve sugar in water and bring to a boil. Add Mint Leaves and remove from heat. Refrigerate overnight. Pack a julep cup with crushed ice.  Muddle the two syrups… Read more »

Mint Julep Tours

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A Mint Julep recipe for the best tour of bourbon country. Hop on the Mint Julep Tour Bus for a trip to bourbon distilleries, horse country, and even the Urban Bourbon Trail. We visit Mint Julep Tours office and gift shop located in Louisville’s Galt House and interview Ashley Casebier..watch video below and visit www.MintJulepTours.com… Read more »

Kentucky Derby Day

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× 137 of them. During Kentucky Derby week this refers to: A. Mint Juleps consumed this week; B. Celebrities in sight; or C. Times the Kentucky Derby has been held. As you await for the “all the above” option, here is a brief recap of BourbonBlog.com‘s fourth annual extensive Kentucky Derby Coverage of stories and… Read more »

Firefly Sweet Tea Bourbon Review

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Having my first taste of the new Firefly Sweet Tea Bourbon from the makers of the Firefly Vodka and I’m giving you all the review below. A lively, fun flavor for a Spring and Summer sipper. I like what they’ve done here. Firefly Distillery Co-Founder Scott Newitt told me during our interview earlier in the… Read more »

Kentucky Derby at Home: A Virtual Celebration on Saturday, May 2, 2020

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Churchill Downs of Louisville, Kentucky, and Woodford Reserve are helping Kentucky Derby fans celebrate Derby at home on May 2, 2020, with a virtual horse race, Bourbon whiskey presentations, and NBC is re-airing past Kentucky Derby race runs. While the rescheduling of Kentucky Derby 146 will still be in September, this will be a fun way to start the celebration!